Tag: music

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

Oi Bookworms! I am always up for a coming of age novel set in the 1990s with a dollop of rock-n-roll. Seriously, who wouldn’t be? That’s the good stuff, right there, which is why I was rather gleeful when I snagged How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran on sale. (Kindle Daily Deals are my kryptonite.) How to Build a Girl is the story of Johanna Morrigan. Born into poverty in… Read more »

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Bookish Boombox (Part 2) An Idiosyncratic Lit List

Bookish Boombox (Part 2) An Idiosyncratic Lit List

Howdy Bookworms! It’s been a while since I put together a Mix Tape Masterpiece for y’all, so I think it’s about time. If you’re interested in how this went last time, you can check it out here. Are you ready? 1. Real Happy Family by Caeli Wolfson Widger = “Celebrity Skin” by Hole. Could this song BE any more perfect for this book? It’s the quintessential Hollywood wannabe anthem! It’s… Read more »

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Confession Friday: I'm a Terrible Singer

Confession Friday: I'm a Terrible Singer

Howdy Bookworms! If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed that I randomly work song lyrics into titles and/or posts pretty regularly. I can’t help it, my brain is the victim of catchy tunes. The unfortunate part? I can’t actually carry a tune. People often use “tone deaf” as a description for a terrible singer. I’m not tone deaf. Not even a little bit. “Tone deaf”… Read more »

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Bookish Boombox: A Mix Tape Masterpiece

Are you ready to ROCK, Bookworms? The thing about writing a book blog is that if you have a slow reading week, you start running out of material. When I was composing yesterday’s Eleanor & Park review, I spent a lot of time thinking about high school and the parts of it that didn’t suck. One of my FAVORITE high school pastimes was making mix tapes. I’d comb my CD… Read more »

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